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Bringing your programme to the site: How to know everything and build better

Lets Build

If you are a project manager or a foreman, you know by now the headaches that tools like WhatsApp, Excel, and MS Project are causing when you try to manage projects with a lot of repetition such as hospitals, apartment blocks, and roadwork projects.

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COVID-19 and Border Crossings: Considerations and Best Practices for Global Constructors and Suppliers Crossing US, Canadian, and European Borders


The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the construction industry, and many countries continue to implement new or more stringent restrictions on entry into their borders. Those travel restrictions can impact any company with cross-border supply chains or employee travel.


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Private Nonresidential Construction Increases First Time in 7 Months

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction spending rallied in January as private nonresidential construction increased for the first time in seven months, according to an analysis of new federal construction spending data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

5 Gift Ideas For Tradesmen

Construction Marketing

Tradesmen are involved in numerous activities that majorly are handled heavy and manual jobs. This wide array of services includes repairing house interiors and developing structures to dealing with general maintenance duties for buildings.

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You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

How Technology Helped a UK Contractor Overcome the Pandemic

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Viewpoint’s Field View Helped the Wates Group Keep its Nottingham City Hub Project on Track During Covid-19. Viewpoint Technology

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#WIC: Meet Laura

PC Construction

About LauraMy hobby: CookingAdjectives that describe me: Resourceful, honest, efficientLittle known fact about me: My husband and I want to live off the grid when we retire (except for internet!)Favorite Favorite food: Chili Her StoryConstruction has.

What's Coming for Digital Twin Technology

Construction Business Owner

What's Coming for Digital Twin Technology. Alex Headley. Thu, 03/11/2021 - 07:30. The age of the digital twin (a digital representation of a system, object, or in this case, a project) is here — and the technology is no longer just a solution for the world of manufacturing.

Top 7 Reasons of Using Glass Balustrade for Balcony

Learn Civil Engineering

Glass balustrades commonly referred to as glass railings feature glass panels in railings. If you are looking for an amazing way to increase the visual interest of your space and to add a modern look, a glass balustrade is your best option.

Voyager Station: Design Features of the World’s First Space Hotel

The Constructor

The Voyager Station will be the first commercial space station with a one-of-its-sort lavish hotel that can accommodate 400 individuals and offers. Case study

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

#WIC: Meet Anne

PC Construction

About Anne My hobby: Skiing, mountain biking, hiking, soccer, pottery Little known fact about me: I think table pepper is spicy How I give back: AGC board member, Spectrum Sleep Out, United Way supporter Favorite. The post #WIC: Meet Anne first appeared on PC Construction Company Blog. All Our Crew

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How To Make 2021 Your Contracting Cash Flow Year

Contractor Bookkeeping

Nobody wants their business to fail. Although it's impossible to predict the future with 100% accuracy, a cash flow forecast is a tool that will help you prepare for different possible scenarios in the future. What is Cash Flow Forecast?

First-of-its-kind Starbucks built in just six days


A new Starbucks store is set to open in Abbotsford, B.C. that was assembled in six days with near-zero construction waste. The store was designed to reduce the energy needs for heating and cooling compared to standard construction builds

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Texas: Bigger And Better

Business Facilities

From a skilled, growing workforce to low taxes and competitive incentives, everything is bigger and better in Texas. Read: Texas: Bigger And Better at

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Construction Unit Price Estimating Just Got BETTER, FASTER, & CHEAPER!

Job Order Contracting

Unit Pricing Estimating within the CSI MasterFormat is the most reliable and efficient means of ascertaining construction costs based on materials, labor, and equipment content, and it just got better. Locally researched unit price cost data is now available from Four BT, LLC.

Genie GTH-1056 Telehandler

Construction Equipment

The Genie GTH-1056 telehandler has a 10,000 pound lift capacity. The handler is able to lift 5,000 pounds at maximum height of 56 feet, 7 inches, and 3,000 pounds at maximum reach of 42 feet. The boom with mid-pivot point uses a single lift cylinder. Owners can choose from three powertrain options


8 tips for converting office space to life sciences labs


Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, real estate markets have clearly taken major pivots across the board.

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MDC Precision Bringing 90 Jobs, FERA Relocating To Texas

Business Facilities

MDC Precision will invest $4.45 million in new operations in Pflugerville; FERA Diagnostics and Biologicals will move from New York to College Station, TX. Read: MDC Precision Bringing 90 Jobs, FERA Relocating To Texas at

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Construction Project Management IS BETTER WHEN IT’S VISUAL

Job Order Contracting

Construction project management is better when it’s visual and includes a common data environment… including shared, locally researched unit price cost data. The post Construction Project Management IS BETTER WHEN IT’S VISUAL appeared first on 4BT.

PC Recognized for Commitment to Health and Wellness

PC Construction

We are so pleased to announce that PC has once again been honored with a Gold Level Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award by the Vermont Department of Health and the Governor’s Council on Physical.

Tallest and Longest glass bridges in the world

Learn Civil Engineering

Civil engineering has helped build some of the greatest structures in the world. Accompanied by the creative designs of an architect, these builds can, not only look amazing, but they can include a scary element bringing a different element to them.

50-Acre Space Campus May Take Off In Louisiana

Business Facilities

The proposed Louisiana Space Campus business park at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans would support space and federal missions. Read: 50-Acre Space Campus May Take Off In Louisiana at

Continuously Execute Optimal Facilities Strategies for Repair, Renovation, Maintenance, and New Builds

Job Order Contracting

As a facilities management professional… how do I Develop and Continuously Execute Optimal Facilities Repair, Renovation, Maintenance, and New Build Strategies? Continuously Execute Optimal Facilities Strategies for Repair, Renovation, Maintenance, and New Builds. 3 Key Steps.

How Paying Closer Attention to Contracts Can Mean More Successful Bids

Construction Business Owner

How Paying Closer Attention to Contracts Can Mean More Successful Bids. Alex Headley. Wed, 03/10/2021 - 07:30. Submitting a competitively priced bid is key for a bidder to be selected and awarded a contract to build an owner’s project.

9 smart connectivity systems for multifamily housing communities


Smart home technology is an increasingly popular way for tenants and condominium owners to manage their lighting, sound, security, and climate of their residences from their smartphones or other devices.

Discover Customer Care Center Coming To Chicago’s Chatham Neighborhood

Business Facilities

Discover will hire locally for nearly 1,000 new jobs, employ minority-owned businesses in the renovations and operation of the former Target store in the city's Chatham neighborhood. Read: Discover Customer Care Center Coming To Chicago’s Chatham Neighborhood at

4BT OpenJOC(TM) Job Order Contracting Solution Saves Money!

Job Order Contracting

4BT OpenJOC TM Job Order Contracting Solution saves money by significantly improving facilities project planning, procurement, and project execution service delivery.

Modular Construction Is Ideal for Airport Expansion

Construction Business Owner

Modular Construction Is Ideal for Airport Expansion. Alex Headley. Mon, 03/08/2021 - 07:30. Airport operators face many challenges when they look to develop solutions to meet current and future facility space requirements.

Construction Equipment, AEMP Announce 2021 Fleet Masters Winners

Construction Equipment

In a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, Construction Equipment and the Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) announced the 2021 Fleet Masters Award winners. The winner for Small Fleets (less than $100 million ERV) was Superior Construction of Portage, Indiana. The winner for Large

Florida State Focus: Changes And Challenges

Business Facilities

From COVID challenges to the road to recovery, not unlike many others, Florida is dealing with new territory in 2021. Read: Florida State Focus: Changes And Challenges at

Successful Construction Project Delivery Requirements

Job Order Contracting

Understanding core successful construction project delivery requirements is critical for real property owners and facilities management professionals. Successful Construction Project Delivery Requirements. A robust processes assures answers to the following questions are known.

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rose Sharply in February

Contractor Magazine

Good indicator of increasing contractor optimism. Construction Data

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Volvo ECR50, ECR58 Excavators

Construction Equipment

Volvo ECR50 compact excavator is a new model, and the Volvo ECR58 compact excavator has been upgraded. Both are short-swing compact excavators. The zero-tail-swing Volvo ECR50 compact excavator has an operating weight of 11,133 pounds and is powered by a 41.8-horsepower D2.4H engine. It digs to 11